The declaration of General Average is the result of the fire on deck and the subsequent firefighting efforts on the vessel. As you probably know the fire is under control now and the vessel will be towed to Freeport, Bahamas. Of course it will take a lot of time to know the full degree of… Read more.
Watch out – Your claims under the bill of lading will become time-barred by March. On 9th of March 2018 Maersk declared General Average for m/v MAERSK HONAM for reason of a fire in her cargo hold. If you as cargo owner are affected by this incident, please make sure that you safeguard your recovery… Read more.
As you will surely have heard and read of, disabled MSC ZOE is still berthed in Bremerhaven for discharge operations. Shipowners and Crew are well aware that the Dutch and German coast is an elaborate route to sail, more than ever with a large container vessel offering a huge exposure to wind and sea expected… Read more.
On 1 September 2016 M/V CCNI Arauco caught fire on board in the port of Hamburg, which could only be extinguished a few days later. Our team has been appointed by cargo interests for assistance in arranging general average securities and potential cargo claims. In case your cargo or the cargo of your insured or… Read more.
New 2016er edition of the YAR was accepted in May by the CMI during its annual assembly in New York and will likely be supported by the BIMCO.
In the German transport world as from 1 January 2016 two conflicting and possibly competing sets of terms and conditions are in place. We explain the differences between ADSp (General German Freight Forwarding Conditions) and DTLB (German Transport – and Warehousing Conditions).
Salvors will likely impose their right to lien the ship for salvage security. Direct lien of cargo might be possible.
Six seamen feared dead from the sinking of the GOKBEL The festive season proved to be a very black period in which i.a. two tragic accidents occurred in Italian waters. After the fire on board the Passenger Ferry NORMAN ATLANTIC 6 lives are feared lost after the collision of the 86 meter long Turkish ship… Read more.
Depending on the cause of the incident, either the P&I Club of the charterer and operator Anek Lines or the P&I underwriters of owner Visemar will have to respond to cargo interests, while passengers have also a direct claim against the owners for their losses.
In the early morning hours of December 28, 2014, Italian flagged Roll-on/Roll-off passenger ferry NORMAN ATLANTIC, owned by Visemar di Navigazione Srl, caught fire during her passage from Patras to Ancona with 411 passengers, 55 crew members, potentially a yet unknown number of blind passengers and 222 vehicles on board. At that time she was… Read more.